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891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, United States
3.1 mi from city centre
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Fanny-von-Lehnert-Straße 4, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
0.6 mi from city centre
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1245 Rue Saint-André, Montreal, QC, Canada
1.2 mi from city centre
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191 Brunswick Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
0.8 mi from city centre
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7 Hatton Garden, Liverpool, United Kingdom
0.2 mi from city centre
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2 Lee Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia
0.5 mi from city centre
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13 Wasa Wasa Road, Nadi, Fiji
2.5 mi from city centre
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71 Hinde Street, Ashmore, QLD, Australia
0.4 mi from city centre
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About Swartland

Perched on South Africa’s Western Cape, Darling is a laid-back country town known for its deliciously creamy butter. It's part of the Cape Floral Region and is surrounded by a tapestry of beautiful wildflowers. Spend your time visiting boutique wineries, discovering local history and viewing local wildlife at nearby nature parks.

Things to do in Swartland

Starring local legend Pieter-Dirk Uys, the Evita se Perron is one of South Africa's most iconic cultural experiences. The tongue-in-cheek cabaret show touches on everything from history to politics. You can also stroll through the sculpture garden, devour Afrikaner cuisine at the Darling Station Restaurant and shop for traditional Swartland handicrafts at the A en C Shop.

Housed in the historic Town Hall, the Darling Museum offers a fascinating glimpse at the town's butter-making industry. It was founded in 1978 by the Darling Women’s Agricultural Association and showcases everything from Victorian clothing to vintage butter churning wheels.

With its fertile soil and sunny climate, Darling is prime winemaking country. Groote Post is one of the best local vineyards, famous for its crisp chardonnays and fruity sauvignon blancs. There are free tastings, a fantastic on-site restaurant and a handful of self-guided nature walks to explore.

If seeing exotic animals are on your wish list, don't miss the !Khwa ttu San Culture & Education Centre. It's home to a host of African game species, including zebra, ostriches, oryx, bontebok and big herds of springbok. The park is at its best in August and September, when it explodes in a sea of wildflowers.

Getting around Swartland

Darling is easy to explore on foot, but you'll need a car to tour the rest of the Cape Floral Region. The town is a one-hour drive from Cape Town and 30 minutes from the town of Malmesbury. Cape Town International is the closest airport, about an hour away by car.

Facts about staying in Swartland

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  • Where is the best place to stay in Swartland?

    Cape Town, Atlantis, and Yzerfontein are some of the most favored places to stay in Swartland.

  • What are the best hotels in Swartland?

    Swartland is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse, which has a current rating of 9.9. For other potential stays, consider Kaijaiki Country Inn And Restaurant and Eden Studios, which can also be great places to stay in Swartland.

  • What is a good hotel near Victoria & Alfred Waterfront?

    Taj Cape Town is a good hotel close to Victoria & Alfred Waterfront - it has scored 8.9 over 2,834 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Swartland near Camps Bay Beach?

    The Bay Hotel is the most recommended hotel near Camps Bay Beach on HotelsCombined (scoring 8.2 over 1,077 reviews).

  • Is there a good hotel near Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital?

    Close to Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital you will find Taj Cape Town, which has a rating of 8.9 over 2,834 HotelsCombined reviews.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Swartland?

    The top three landmarks in Swartland are:
    • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, which you can visit while staying in Cape Town
    • Camps Bay Beach, which you can visit while staying in Cape Town
    • Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, which you can visit while staying in Cape Town

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